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  • Oscars Aftermath: Behind The Scenes At The Show & Parties On An Emotional Night To Remember

    “We are going to build that wall with Oscars,” five-time winner Alejandro G. Iñárritu joked when I ran into him at the Governors Ball after Sunday night’s Academy Awards. I pointed out that, with Guillermo del Toro’s big win, Mexican directors have won four of the past five Best Director Oscars. Del Toro, Iñárritu and Gravity’s Alfonso Cuaron, best friends and longtime collaborators and colleagues all, are affectionately known as the “three amigos.” With The Shape of Water…

  • Oscars: Pete Hammond’s 100% Final Predictions In All 24 Categories, With Best Picture Still In Play

    It is crunch time as now I am forced to put up or shut up. What follows — beginning with the last award of the night, Best Picture — are my predictions for all 24 categories at Sunday’s 9oth Oscars. Some are solid take-it-to-the-bank and stick-a-fork-in-it calls, while others, particularly in some crafts and shorts categories, are a bit more wobbly. From the print version of this list written three weeks ago (and which appeared last week in our special AwardsLine…

  • L.A. Times film critics Kenneth Turan and Justin Chang make their 2018 Oscar picks

    Now that voting has closed for the 90th Academy Awards we’re left with the crucial questions: Who will win? And who should win? Our critics Kenneth Turan and Justin Chang sat down to swap predictions and favorites in the top eight categories: best picture, director, lead actor, lead actress, supporting...
  • This year's Best Director category is the strongest in recent memory

    The 90th Academy Awards will air this Sunday, March 4, and Film Club is counting down the days leading up to the ceremony with an examination of this year’s major categories. Each day, A.V. Club film editor A.A. Dowd and staff critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky will break down a category and give us their picks for who should win, and who will win. Today, they’re looking at the nominees for Best Director. They are:

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